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Categories / Tsarskoe Selo and town of Pushkin. The digital chronological reference book/Chronicle of three centuries/1901 - 1925

17 January. In the Alexander Palace, Crown Prince of Serbia Alexander was received.

3 February. In the Alexander Palace, Nicholas II received Maurice Paleologue, the new French ambassador, and all members of the French Embassy.

24 June. The laying of the new barracks of the 2nd Infantry Regiment, the 3rd Infantry Regiment and the Escort Unit took place in the presence of Nicholas II.

20 July. The Manifesto declaring the war against Germany was signed .

August. Princess V.I. Hedroitz re-equipped the Tsarskoye Selo palace hospital for the surgery of wounded men and she taught the Empress, Grand Duchess Olga and Grand Duchess Tatyana to work as nurses, then they regularly nursed in a hospital from 1914 until the summer of 1917.

5 August. А. Akhmatova , N.Gumilev (he was dressed in military uniform) and A. Blok had dinner at the Tsarskoye Selo Station in Petersburg.

28 August. The hospital "Their Majesties Grand Duchesses Maria Nikolayevna and Anastasia Nikolayevna was opened at the Fiodorovsky Cathedral" . During 1914 only in Tsarskoye Selo more than 50 hospitals were opened, including the hospitals in private houses.

1 September. The information about the defeat of Austria troops in Galitsia and along the front was received in Tsarskoye Selo.

6 November. Empress Alexandra Fiodorovna with her daughters Olga and Tatyana, together with 42 nurses of the 1st military graduates, succefully passed the examination and received nurse certificates in the building of the Red Cross Society in Leontyevskaya Street.

Architect V.А. Pokrovsky constructed barracks of the 3rd Life-Guard Infantry Regiment, in Kadetsky Boulevard, designed in the spirit of the old defence constructions of Russian towns.

November. Artist О.L.Della -Vos- Kardovskaya finished the portrait of А.Akhmatova and drew the statue of " Rome Matrona" of the Catherine Park into the album of the poet; А.Akhmatova, in her poem "In Tsarskoye Selo", named this statue as "her marble twin"

The end of November. Funerals of warriors, who perished in battles of WWI or died from injuries later in the hospitals of Tsarskoye Selo, were began on the plot near the Kazansky cemetery, on the initiative of Empress Alexandra Fiodorovna. More than 1,000 warriors were buried here from 1914 until 1917.

Akhmatova Anna Andreevna
Alexandra Fedorovna, Empress
Blok G.P.
Della-Vos Kardovskaya, Olga Ludvigovna
Gedroits, Vera Ignatyevna, princess
Gumilev Nikolay Stepanovich
Nicholas II, Emperor
Olga Nikolaevna, Grand Princess
Paleologue Georges Maurice
Pokrovsky Vladimir Alexandrovich
Tatyana Nikolaevna, Grand Princess

Kadetsky Boulevard/Pushkin, town
Leontievskaya Street/Pushkin, town

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